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Americans Expect to Spend a Record-Breaking $221 Billion on Summer Vacations This Year

Americans Expect to Spend a Record-Breaking $221 Billion on Summer Vacations This Year

Americans continue to signal that travel is splurge-worthy and are again setting new records for vacation spending in 2024. For a second consecutive year, Allianz Partners USA's annual Vacation Confidence Index* found that Americans' total spend on summer vacations is expected to remain north of the $200 billion mark, this year exceeding $221.6 billion.

Saudi Tourism Authority launches the Saudi Summer Program 2024

Saudi Tourism Authority launches the Saudi Summer Program 2024

In an event held under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Tourism, the Saudi Tourism Authority launched the country’s spectacular summer program for 2024, “Saudi Summer is Next Door.” Saudi’s summer program will run for four months until the end of September across seven destinations and includes over 550 exceptional tourism products and more than 150 special offers and packages curated for families and children across different segments like adventure lovers, those looking for luxury retreats and activities, and culture and heritage enthusiasts.

CHTA Caribbean Travel Marketplace Delegates Receive Warm Jamaican Welcome

CHTA Caribbean Travel Marketplace Delegates Receive Warm Jamaican Welcome

Jamaica showcased the best of its heritage in food, dance and music last night (May 20) to over 1,000 delegates from more than 45 countries who are attending the 42nd Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) Caribbean Travel Marketplace (CTM42), being held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre.

World Spa Awards opens voting for 2024 programme

World Spa Awards opens voting for 2024 programme

World Spa Awards – the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in the spa and wellness sector – has opened voting for its landmark 10th annual programme. A wealth of new entries feature this year, reflecting the momentum of the global spa and wellness sector.

Tourism's contribution to Caribbean GDP expected to rise

Tourism's contribution to Caribbean GDP expected to rise

Speaking at the Caribbean Travel Forum in Montego Bay, St. James, Nicola Madden Greig, President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourist Association (CHTA), said the sector currently accounts for 13.7 per cent of the region's overall output.

CTO says Caribbean Week in NYC ‘set to sparkle’

CTO says Caribbean Week in NYC ‘set to sparkle’

The Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) said on Friday that the much-awaited Caribbean Week is “set to sparkle” in New York City from June 16-21. CTO said this event, a highlight on the calendar for travel industry professionals and enthusiasts alike, will be held at the InterContinental New York Times Square in the bustling heart of midtown Manhattan.

2024 Australian Tourism Exchange opens in Melbourne

2024 Australian Tourism Exchange opens in Melbourne

The 44th edition of Tourism Australia's largest annual trade event, the Australian Tourism Exchange 2024 (ATE24), has officially opened in Melbourne with thousands of delegates taking part in the event at the Melbourne Convention and Entertainment Centre.

Experience Normandy's Newest D-Day Attractions Ahead of the Milestone 80th Anniversary

Experience Normandy's Newest D-Day Attractions Ahead of the Milestone 80th Anniversary

This year marks a milestone anniversary for D-Day, and whether you're a regular visitor or new to the area 2024 is a great time to visit. To mark the occasion, Normandy is putting on a huge variety of events across the region, but the beaches are the place to be to experience some of the newest additions to the area's D-Day attractions, so why not sail across the Channel with DFDS and explore them for yourself.